Account Director — 5WPR | PRovoke Media Jobs Board

Account Director — 5WPR

New York


5W Public Relations is looking to add a dynamic Account Director to join our growing Corporate & Tech practice. If you’re looking for your next step in the world of public relations, this is a chance to lead communications and strategy for innovative, B2C and B2B companies. This opportunity promises to offer challenges and professional development in an environment where drive, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a commitment to exceed expectations is a winning recipe for success.

Here’s what you’ll be doing:

    • Manage daily workflow of multiple accounts while driving consistent media results; report status of accounts to Direct Supervisor
    • Develop, review and approve agendas, press releases, pitches, recaps and other materials; approve activity reports, clipbooks and other internal documents
    • Manage client expectations and assist clients in maximizing relationship with 5W
    • Develop and maintain relationships with influential members of the media in order to ensure placements
    • Develop strategic communication plans, including media opportunities, tactics, and timelines consistent with the overall PR strategy
    • Execute and advise on PR strategies and collaboratively develop strategic media plans.
    • Lead all client conference calls
    • Attend client interviews and all client events
    • Daily client interaction to update, report and discuss media relations.
    • Conduct media training sessions with clients and junior staff
    • Provide guidance and leadership to junior-level staff on team issues, account workflow and general account issues
    • Participate in the development of materials for new business opportunities including timelines, proposals, business decks and case studies; assist in generating new business leads
    • Participate in brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for clients
    • Misc. research, duties and projects as required

Here’s what you have:

    • B.S/B.A in Public Relations or related field
    • At least 5 years of PR agency experience
    • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
    • Able to work independently and as part of a team
    • Strong leadership and motivation skills
    • Proven client relations and supervisory skills
    • Creative and energetic personality

Why you'll love working here:

    • Recognized to Inc. Magazine's Best Workplaces of 2022!
    • Competitive salary and extensive benefits & wellness program
    • Robust PTO
    • Summer Fridays (also Winter, Spring and Fall Fridays!)
    • A flexible, hybrid work model
    • Family planning support including an expanded parental leave
    • Participation in our sabbatical program
    • Growth and development initiatives including “5W University”
    • Access to season tickets for pro sports teams
    • Charitable giving initiatives including company matching donation program and paid volunteer days

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